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Report: Bias ‘deeply entrenched’ in North Carolina police force

A study of a North Carolina police department found racial bias to be “deeply entrenched” with officers feeling comfortable making blatantly racist comments. The report on the Apex Police Department was released Thursday.

Man with ties to Wilmington arrested for sexual assault; police say there could be more victims

A man with ties to Wilmington is charged for sexually assaulting a woman, according to the Holly Springs Police Department. 

North Carolina town seeks revitalize its downtown area

Officials in a North Carolina town have created a plan to revitalize the town’s downtown area by repurposing parking lots and beatifying a street in order to attract visitors and investments.

Police find woman’s body after boyfriend charged with murder

Police in North Carolina have found the body of a 26-year-old woman whose boyfriend was charged earlier this month with killing her.

NC officer tells neighbor he was ‘appalled’ by BLM Christmas card photo

An Apex mom was appalled by the response she got from a neighbor, who happens to be an Apex police officer, over the Christmas card she sent out this year.

Vice President Mike Pence to visit North Carolina on Wednesday

Vice President Mike Pence will make a visit to Thales Academy in Apex and NCBiotech in Research Triangle Park on Wednesday.

Police officers wash feet of black pastors in North Carolina

Police in North Carolina have washed the feet of black religious leaders during a prayer walk that was aimed at ending racism.

Unicorn face mask pulled from shelves after reports of chemical burns

It's a beauty product that is supposed to brighten and give your face a glow, instead this face mask is now being pulled off store shelves after moms say their daughters had a bad reaction to it.

WPD responds to possible bomb threat in downtown Wilmington

Wilmington Police responded to a bomb threat in downtown Wilmington Saturday evening, forcing several roads to be shut down for hours.

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Insurance investigators look into the Paradise Cove fire

Last month, the fire tore through several buildings, with residents jumping from windows to escape.

Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office hosting career fair on Saturday

The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office is holding a career expo this weekend.

$9M settlement for 2 men wrongfully sent to death row

Lawyers representing two former North Carolina sheriff's deputies have agreed to a $9 million settlement with two half brothers who spent decades behind bars after being wrongfully convicted in the killing of an 11-year-old girl.

Videos show detail of death of inmate at South Carolina jail

In newly released video of the January death of a South Carolina inmate with a history of mental health issues, deputies are seen deploying stun guns repeatedly, kneeling on the man’s neck and back, before he stops moving.